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New plants for SPRING 2018

Abutilon: Grapefruit

Description: A multi purpose shrub with salmon / rose pink cup shaped flowers that attract birds and bees. Prune regularly to shape.

Average height: 1.2m
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Ines

Description: An exotic shrub with arching shoots and bell shaped skirted cream flowers with a dark red calyx. Lovely in a mixed border.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Abutilon: Millicent

Description: A gorgeous orange abutilon with a lovely flared bloom. Named after Millicent McKenzie from AUstraflora Nursery - such a lovely lady!

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Akebia quintata

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with clusters of five leafed oval dark green leaves. Dangling racemes of chocolate scented purple flowers in spring. Gorgeous.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Astilbe hybrids

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with mounds of fern like foliage. Delicate feathery blooms. We have white, pink and magenta plants in stock.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour:
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Bletilla striata - alba

Description: A rare easy to grow terrestial orchid with flattened pseudobulbs. Lance shaped leaves and sprays of white flowers in spring. Keep dry in winter and divide in autumn.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Golden orb

Description: NEW: A rhizomatous exotic perennial with bronze green paddle shaped leaves and large golden yellow blooms.

Average height: 1.5m
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Perkeo

Description: NEW: A rhizomatous exotic perennial with paddle shaped greed leaves and yellow edged cerise pink blooms

Average height: 100cm
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Farfugium aureo-maculata

Description: Clump forming exotic perennial with glossy yellow-spotted round leaves. Yellow daisy like flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Farfugium japonicum

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial, with magnificent large round leaves on long stalks, clusters of insignificant yellow flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Farfugium japonicum - Argenteum

Description: Very rare, difficult to propagate exotic perennial. Huge kidney shaped dark green leaves with white splashes. Yellow daisy like flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Filipendula rubra - Venusta

Description: Bold upright exotic perennial with jagged edged leaves. Panicles of fragrant pink flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Fuchsia - Lady Boothby

Description: A tough exotic climber with dark green leaves and red and purple dangling flowers. Grow over an arch, a trellis or fence.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Gladiolus dalenii

Description: A Lovely indigenous corm with fan shaped strap like leaves. Sprays of orange flowers in summer. Good cut flower.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Justicia capensis

Description: An compact indigenous perennial with attractive fleshy green leaves and scented mauve lipped flowers all year. Attracts butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 90cm - in our garden
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Stipa dregeana

Description: A tufted indigenous gras with lax clumps of lime green leaves. Panicles of golden spikelets in summer. Gorgeous. Self seeds. Host plants for butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Maroon
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Lathyrus latifolius

Description: An exotic climber with winged stems and blue green leaves. Suitable for a trellis or an arch. Racemes of pale pink / lilac flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Maurandya barclayana - alba

Description: A tough exotic climber with soft green leaves and tubular white flowers all season. Use for an obelisk, a screen or as a ground cover.

Family: Plantaginaceae
Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Description: Vigorous exotic twining climber. Small round dark green leaves. Smallish greenish white flowers in summer. 20cm pots

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Polygonatum biflorum

Description: A very rare rhizomatous perennial with arching stems, lance shaped leaves and greenish white flowers. Wonderful for a woodland setting.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Rhododendron vireya

Description: A spectacular shrub with shiny green leaves. Clusters of yellow, pink or red blooms throughout the year. I grow them like azaleas and have been delighted with their performance. Some hybrids flower up to six times a year! They are also much more hardy than expected. An excellent container plant.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1m
Spread: 80cm
Flowering time: All year
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Ruttya fruticosa - yellow

Description: Scrambling indigenous shrub with glossy dark green foliage and two-lipped black centred yellow flowers. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. A magnificent specimen in our garden. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Aut - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Phyllis Fancy

Description: Well branched and floriferous shrub with crinkled aromatic leaves and fuzzy white flowers with blue bracts. Cut back hard in early spring. Birds butterflies and bees.

Growing conditions:
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 120cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Schistostephium rotundifolium

Description: A tough water-wise indigenous perennial with attractive lobed silky leaves. Clusters of yellow flowers. Insects. Very special.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Aut - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Selago canescens

Description: An upright indigenous shrub with dense tufts of short narrow leaves. Tight clusters of mauve flowers. Butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Sisyrinchium striatum

Description: A clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear to lance shaped, iris-like greyish green leaves. Spikes of pale yellow flowers in summer. It self seeds.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 70cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Trichocladus ellipticus subsp ellipticus

Description: Upright shrub with dark stems and glossy leaves with furry brown undersides. Scented spiky cream flowers. Foliage for the vase. Photograph: Geoff Nichols

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Wisteria alba

Description: A woody based exotic climber with pendant racemes of fragrant white flowers in spring. Train on a wall, over an arch or free-standing.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Xylotheca kraussiana

Description: Multi-stemmed indigenous tree/shrub. Smooth bark, velvety dark green leaves and large scented white flowers in summer. Attracts birds and butterflies. 20l bags.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Zantedeschia pentlandii

Description: Threatened indigenous perennial with dark green spotted fleshy leaves. Deep yellow flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R90.00  |   Buy now